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1,700 year old Mark Twain ancient sequoia tree stump, Big Stump Basin, Kings Canyon National Park, California

Newly discovered species of moth that mimics a spider — called the Lygodium Spider Moth (Siamusotima aranea) because it feeds on Lygodium species, an invasive Old World climbing fernit is so named for feeding on this plant. It has wings in a design pattern resembling spider legs, which is intended to scare off predators.